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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Elbe Flugzegwerke GmbH

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice of petition for exemption received.


This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.


Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before November 27, 2019.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2019-0565 using any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically.
  • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
  • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
  • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202-493-2251.

Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at​privacy.

Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Michael H. Harrison, AIR-673, Federal Aviation Administration, 2200 South 216th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198, phone and fax 206-231-3368, email

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

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Issued in Des Moines, Washington, on November 4, 2019.

James E. Wilborn,

Acting Manager, Transport Standards Branch.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2019-0565.

Petitioner: Elbe Flugzegwerke GmbH.

Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: § 25.785(j), 25.791(b), 25.807(g)(1), 25.807(i)(1), 25.809(a), 25.812(e), 25.812(l), 25.857(e), 25.1447(c)(1), and 25.1449.

Description of Relief Sought: ST Engineering, on behalf of Elbe Flugzegwerke GmbH, is seeking relief in support of a supplemental type certificate project. The exemption, if granted would permit the carriage of non-crewmembers (commonly referred to as supernumeraries) in the redefined flight deck, forward of the 9g rigid cargo barrier on Airbus Model A320-200 and A321-200 series passenger airplanes converted to freighter airplanes.

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[FR Doc. 2019-24315 Filed 11-6-19; 8:45 am]